Headaches can be very painful, hard to handle, affect your daily life, as well as your professional life. They are considered part of the most disabling conditions worldwide. With approximately 4 million emergency department visits being accounted for in 2016, they are the 5th most common reason for department visits in the U.S since 2013. Today, headaches are the second major cause of...
Photobiomodulation and Sexual Dysfunctions as a Consequence of Depression One of the major symptoms of depression is a decrease in the libido. In other words, a difference in sexual desire, arousal and orgasm. Mood disorders are becoming a very common problem since the pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered an increase of 25% in the prevalence...
Fitness and sports are always evolving to employ the best tools in favor of the athlete’s interest. Red light therapy is a revolutionary way to use a particular spectrum of light. It was initially thought for acne, scars, and other skin conditions. But studies are finding every day more applications to this new technology, including muscle recovery and performance. Did you know about this...
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What is Light Therapy and What Does it Have to Do with he Brain There are at least 32 proven usages of light therapy so far. Light therapy can affect a variety of different body parts including your brain. Unlike traditional treatments, light therapy has no side effects and can easily be used to treat a variety of different brain related conditions quickly and...
Red light therapy first gained prominence in 1903, when Danish physicist Niels Ryberg Finsen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology, for his pioneering work on the therapeutic and physiological effects of light treatment from artificial light sources and his invention of light therapy for skin tuberculosis.
Hungarian physician, Endre Mester, developed the first low-level laser therapy device in 1967 and tested its effects on skin cancer. He later used the device to show the effects of laser light on wound healing processes. In the 1960s LED Therapy was being used for treatment of chronic pain, arthritis and associated conditions, joint rehabilitation, and soft-tissue injury along with other medical ailments in Eastern Europe and in the USA for equestrian rehabilitation.
The study of Red light therapy grows vastly, with trials being done at leading research centers and institutions like . Many professional sports teams and athletes begin using LED therapy to aid in sports related injuries, and physical therapists discover recovery times up to 50 times faster than without Red light therapy.
NASA discovers red light therapy is effective for treating pain while maintaining astronauts' muscle mass while in space, and reports a 40 percent improvement in musculoskeletal training injuries treated with the light-emitting diodes - and publishes a press release stating “NASA scientists have found that cells exposed to near-infrared light from LEDs, which is energy just outside the visible range, grow 150 to 200 percent faster than cells not stimulated by such light. The light arrays increase energy (ATP and nitric oxide) that speed up the healing process.”
Despite being used effectively for nearly a decade the FDA approves the first low level laser therapy devices to treat inflammation, acne and pain
Jessica Charles develops the first wearable Red Light Therapy device and launches Nushape, bringing clinical grade light therapy to the home user at a fraction of the cost paid for in office visits.